Friday August 1st, 2014
Friday August 1st, 2014

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Confab: The complete story of the conspiracies by Odumakin

*Yinka Odumakin

  /   in Politics 9:42 am

Mr. Yinka Odumakin, Publicity Secretary of the Pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere and a delegate to the Natio Read More →

Impeachments: Plots, counter plots in Nasarawa, Enugu

  /   in Politics

The plot to remove Governor Tank Al-Makura was from the onset laced in conspiracy. That scheme fanned by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP dominated House of Assembly to sack the embattled governor elected on the platform of the All progressives, APC has, now been entrapped in a seemingly larger conspiracy. Read More →

Jonathan, Sambo, Mark others for Omisore

President Jonathan and other PDP chieftains during the party's campaign in Ekiti State.

  /   in Politics

President Goodluck Jonathan will tomorrow lead other leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to Osun State to drum up s Read More →

MRS poll puts Aregbesola ahead

Aregbesola and Omisore

  /   in Politics 9:47 pm

The Osun State political landscape was yesterday rocked with opinion polls projecting the two major candidates, Governor Rauf Read More →

Chukwumerije withdraws endorsement of Aregbesola


  /   in Politics

The chairman of the Senate committee on education, Senator Uche Chukwumerije has reversed the ringing endorsement of the educ Read More →

How dictatorship was beautified in Edo — Ogieriakhi, House member

  /   in Politics

Friday Osakpamwan Ogieriakhi represents Orhionmwon South Constituency in the Edo State House of Assembly. He is one of the PDP legislators that was suspended by the House shortly after his defection from the APC. In this interview he spoke on his defection from the APC, the crisis rocking the assembly, just as he challenged those who claimed that they were financially induced to defect to prove the claim Read More →

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How Chapeau, others divide wine market


  /   in Business 4:31 pm

Undoubtedly, the wine market in recent time has witnessed an unprecedented competition from various entrants into the market. Read More →

Oil workers petition FG over firms’ anti-labour practices


  /   in Business

Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PE Read More →

Audit delays dispensation of Investors Protection Fund — NSE


  /   in Business

The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, has said that the delay in commencement of dispensation of the Investors Protection Fund, I Read More →

CBN won’t outsource supervision of banks, says Emefiele


  /   in Business

Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has said that the apex bank will not outsource supervision and e Read More →

80 African firms on track to produce certified seeds


  /   in Business

Increasing demand for improved seeds in Africa has been on the high but the demand has not been met owing, not only to few se Read More →

Nigeria lagging behind in tax administration among emerging markets — KPMG


  /   in Business 12:42 am

NIGERIA is lagging behind in tax administration among emerging markets, according to a survey carried out by a finance and ac Read More →

Sports View All →

Nigeria weightlifter fails B sample, faces hearing

GOLDEN GIRL . . . Nigeria’s gold medalist Chika Amalaha competing in the women’s weightlifting 53kg class, at the SECC Precinct during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, Photo: AFP PHOTO

  /   in Sports 12:03 pm

Nigerian teenage weightlifter Chika Amalaha faces a hearing before the Commonwealth Games Federation on Friday over her faile Read More →

Special Olympics: Unilag hosts 2014 Nigeria National Games


  /   in Sports

140 special athleteswill storm the University of Lagos for the 2014 Special Olympics Nigeria national Games billed to hold be Read More →

Okagbare completes sprint double

Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare (2nd-R) wins heat 1 during the women's 100 metres semi-final at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on August 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO

  /   in Sports

Nigeria’s sprint queen, Blessing Okagbare yesterday won the women 200m gold at the on-going Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Read More →

NFF not in a hurry to re-engage Keshi

Nigeria's coach Stephen Keshi gives a press conference at the Baixada Arena in Curitiba on June 15, 2014, on the eve of their Group F 2014 FIFA World Cup football match against Iran. AFP PHOTO

  /   in Sports

More facts haveemerged from the Executive Committee meeting of the Nigeria Football Federation held in Abuja, Wednesday, part Read More →

Dolphins, Enyimba for Federation Cup final

WORTHY CHAMPIONS: Players of Dolphin FC of Port Harcourt rejoice after winning the 2010/2011 NPL Leaque

  /   in Sports

Dolphins will face cup holders Enyimba in the final of this year’s Federation Cup final after they pipped hard-fighting Pri Read More →

Amalaha’s drug saga saddens Danagogo

•Golden lift... Amahala lifts for gold in Glassgow Friday. Photos: AFP

  /   in Sports

Sports Minister and Chairman, National Sports Commission, Dr. Tammy Danagogo has expressed sadness over the reported drug-t Read More →

Entertainment View All →

I formed all-girls band to encourage Nigerian girls , says Yeka

Yeka Onka

  /   in Music

Yeka Onka, the winner of the first Nigerian Idol music talent hunt, said she formed an all-girl music band because she wanted Read More →

New, sexy singers on the loose


  /   in Entertainment

The music industry in Nigeria has for so long been dominated by the male singers who call the shots. But not anymore, as more Read More →

Why I reject many scripts — Chiamaka Nwokeukwu


  /   in Showtime People

By Damilola Sholola Vulnerably beautiful and sexy Chiamaka Nwokeukwu isn’t exactly a Nollywood household name but the f Read More →

Battle of the sexes hots up on ‘Star TheWinner Is’ show


  /   in Showtime People 9:43 pm

It was a fierce and intense night of duet battles as the race for 10 milllion naira and a brand new car intensified over the Read More →

Music, strong tool for promoting peace, unity – Oyovwe


  /   in Music 3:30 pm

A gospel artiste, Elizabeth Oyovwe, on Wednesday advised musicians to produce songs that its lyrics would promote peace and u Read More →



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